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Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 99,150
Posted By Old_Crow
You should post the uship username of the company...

You should post the uship username of the company you used. It might be of some use to inmates in the future.
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 36,474
Posted By Old_Crow
I didn't know this until your review. They should...

I didn't know this until your review. They should really publicize this option better... i can live with not buying gas, never changing oil, and nearly zero maintenance, but force me from chain to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-11-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,342
Posted By Old_Crow
PM-ed. This weekend isn't great for me but let me...

PM-ed. This weekend isn't great for me but let me know for next time :nod
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 36,474
Posted By Old_Crow
Believe me, I'm grateful that you're doing this...

Believe me, I'm grateful that you're doing this test run but I'm not at all surprised that this bike is a great dual sport bike. What would surprise me is if it can cross dangerous terrain. My...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 41,397
Views: 7,728,760
Posted By Old_Crow
The TPS is the root of the problem but the...

The TPS is the root of the problem but the easiest and cheapest single fix is the throttle tamer. For me it helped a lot but some low speed low throttle lurch remained. It's all but gone now w/ the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,191
Posted By Old_Crow
Love this thread. :clap I went to Vietnam in...

Love this thread. :clap

I went to Vietnam in 2000 and traveled primarily by train. When I make it back I'll have to go by 250cc dirt bike instead! This is very inspiring.
Forum: Regional forums 04-23-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 18,387
Posted By Old_Crow
There are two near Indiana PA near the...

There are two near Indiana PA near the intersection of 954 & Moretti Rd. Friend of mine flipped his car off the road on one of those turns. :clap Looks like a good time.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-11-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,198
Posted By Old_Crow
:thumbup cool. Looks like a really nice place to...

:thumbup cool. Looks like a really nice place to ride!
Forum: The Garage 04-05-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,804
Posted By Old_Crow
Oh nice. I'm going to do this next time! ...

Oh nice. I'm going to do this next time!

i've got like 3 rolls of painters tape around here someplace :lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-03-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,153
Posted By Old_Crow
Very nice set!

Very nice set!
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-02-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,740
Posted By Old_Crow
On my WRR I'm running the scorpion pro FIM on the...

On my WRR I'm running the scorpion pro FIM on the front and a pirelli MT-43 on the rear, which is a trials hybrid. I've had great success in all types of terrain, both here in PA and out west where I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-01-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,740
Posted By Old_Crow
niiice. Lots of good support from other WR250R...

niiice. Lots of good support from other WR250R riders around these parts. Please don't waste any time getting the flatland radiator guard if you're going to hit some serious trails.

What's your...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-01-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,088
Posted By Old_Crow
I don't know anything specific, but those...

I don't know anything specific, but those familiar with the area will occasionally suggest riding down the tracks found under power lines to find all flavors of connecting trails. It shouldn't be too...
Forum: The Garage 03-26-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,804
Posted By Old_Crow
Update: Did two extensive multi-day off...

Update:

Did two extensive multi-day off road rides with two layers of gorilla tape in place and I'm thrilled :clap. I didn't change out the tape between rides and it worked great for both. It...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 41,397
Views: 7,728,760
Posted By Old_Crow
Here are a couple of WRR pics from my Feb trip to...

Here are a couple of WRR pics from my Feb trip to Santa Fe & Southern Blvd near Rio Rancho NM. Thanks again WRR guys for helping me mod this bike. It's officially better than I can ride. Casualties:...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 41,397
Views: 7,728,760
Posted By Old_Crow
Do all the airbox mods/AIS removal. If it's still...

Do all the airbox mods/AIS removal. If it's still a problem, get the G2 throttle tamer for dirt bikes (http://www.g2ergo.com/g2-tamer-throttle-tube-40.html). I did all of the above (with exhaust,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 41,397
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Posted By Old_Crow
Thanks for the lead on this trail system. Our...

Thanks for the lead on this trail system. Our family just got our hands on a ton of land in that area so I'll have to try this out when I'm in WV this summer. :clap
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-18-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 15,540
Posted By Old_Crow
Great tip. I totally forgot about the UTarded...

Great tip. I totally forgot about the UTarded alcohol restriction.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,056
Posted By Old_Crow
The facebook page used by organizers of the push...

The facebook page used by organizers of the push for the national monument. Keep it civil!!!
http://www.facebook.com/GreaterCanyonlands
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 41,397
Views: 7,728,760
Posted By Old_Crow
^ I may have had better food but it looks like...

^ I may have had better food but it looks like you had better entertainment! :rofl

edit: nice crash there near the end! Balls out!
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,723
Posted By Old_Crow
Amsoil in my Wr250r. I plan on keeping it that...

Amsoil in my Wr250r. I plan on keeping it that way.
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,583
Posted By Old_Crow
I was just in southern Medicine Bow last month....

I was just in southern Medicine Bow last month. :clap Loads of riding on both sides of the border, and plenty of well maintained gravel roads if that's your thing. There was a lot of logging on the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 41,397
Views: 7,728,760
Posted By Old_Crow
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-21_jyYvyZxo/T16-fJ9X6oI/...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-21_jyYvyZxo/T16-fJ9X6oI/AAAAAAAADqI/HaJaKxYuxfg/s1600/themoreyouknow.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 41,397
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Posted By Old_Crow
Most people who off road these bikes have both...

Most people who off road these bikes have both radiator guard and skid plate. GET the radiator guard. I bent my radiator during my first crash with this bike. It didn't have a hole and it doesn't...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 41,397
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Posted By Old_Crow
I'm in the same boat. I went with the tractor...

I'm in the same boat. I went with the tractor tool tube and 30oz msr bottle for extra gas, and a better front tire (pirelli scorpion pro FIM) as crash protection for the bike :rofl My luggage...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10,467
Views: 1,470,026
Posted By Old_Crow
^ Ooh I really liked the angle facing the...

^ Ooh I really liked the angle facing the rider... it really made the puddle/water crossing sweet to watch since you don't normally get that angle when riding. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,964,823
Posted By Old_Crow
Thumb ^ Well I'll be looking into the Allegheney...

^ Well I'll be looking into the Allegheney National Forest now for a nice ride this spring.
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,711
Posted By Old_Crow
I chose the WR-R in part because there's no...

I chose the WR-R in part because there's no hassling with carbs, it's reliable, you can tune it by pushing a few buttons, and it's got great suspension. I liked the idea of a radiator over air cooled...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-16-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By Old_Crow
Mostly from hunting around on this forum, but...

Mostly from hunting around on this forum, but also the stay the trail website (which linked to the motor vehicle use map) and this book:
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 22,778
Views: 3,699,030
Posted By Old_Crow
The seat cover was something he had custom made...

The seat cover was something he had custom made by some inmate from Alaska I believe. Probably yak fur or something ridiculous. I think of it as a sort of nut cradle for those cold mornings :vardy We...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 41,397
Views: 7,728,760
Posted By Old_Crow
This is good to know - Maybe I'll experiment next...

This is good to know - Maybe I'll experiment next chance I get.
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 22,778
Views: 3,699,030
Posted By Old_Crow
Putting up a shot of inmate Bobfab's drz400 (with...

Putting up a shot of inmate Bobfab's drz400 (with virtually no stock parts save the motor and frame) :D It performed like a champion through Routt-Medicine Bow Nat. Forests. MT-43 trials tire and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 41,397
Views: 7,728,760
Posted By Old_Crow
I'm sure it does, but 2 30 oz MSR botles (one in...

I'm sure it does, but 2 30 oz MSR botles (one in tube plus one in bag) and the tool tube all together cost $50 and install is 10 minutes.

The 3.1 is $300 plus say an hour of install time? That's a...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-16-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,010
Posted By Old_Crow
SICK :eek1 that looks like some serious 'chit man!

SICK :eek1 that looks like some serious 'chit man!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-16-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By Old_Crow
Routt-Medicine Bow Represent!

I'm updating this thread post trip in case someone happens upon it via search.

The area marked "route 1" in my original post which is FS80 should be considered dead space. It's a rather boring...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 41,397
Views: 7,728,760
Posted By Old_Crow
Me and inmate Bobfab recently tackled the north...

Me and inmate Bobfab recently tackled the north west corner of Routt National Forest in CO and southern Medicine Bow in WY - me on the armored and uncorked WRR and him on a highly modified DRZ400. I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 41,397
Views: 7,728,760
Posted By Old_Crow
Nice! It's probably also pretty hard to do...

Nice! It's probably also pretty hard to do without goggles :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4,061
Views: 640,926
Posted By Old_Crow
:clap AWESOME! diy ftw.

:clap AWESOME! diy ftw.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By Old_Crow
I wear hiking boots to go trail running so...

I wear hiking boots to go trail running so bringing them here is a no brainier.

I didn't even consider that snow could be a serious issue. The leaves here are still green and it was around 80...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By Old_Crow
:lol3 excellent advice. thank you.

:lol3 excellent advice. thank you.
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